This influencer sure knows how to become the king of the jungle.
Katie Elizabeth Butt is an unconventional makeup artist. The Insta-famous creator mixes humor, pop art and culture to create dramatic transformations. Few makeup artists could convincingly turn themselves into a Furby, a human jigsaw puzzle or a Fabergé egg the way Butt can.
PUZZLE Hope everyones having a good week so far….. I have a DIY video coming later on my stories…. How to make your own z palette….. so keep an eye out for that Tutorial will be up tomorrow. . Lashes- @lashylicious in beautylicious Foundation- @hudabeauty faux filter in latte Concealer- @jeffreestarcosmetics in c5 Eyes- @colourpopcosmetics mint to be palette Highlighter- @danessa_myricks halo in angel wings Lips- @morphebrushes matte lipstick in charisma Face paint- @mehronmakeup aq paints @mooncreations various colours . #illusionmakeup #illusion #puzzle #puzzlemakeup
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In July 2019, Butt used her pro skills to become Scar from Disney’s “The Lion King” reboot.
SCAR Can’t wait for the new Lion King @disney! Well happy how this came out : ) Tutorial will be up tomorrow so keep an eye out. . PRODUCTS USED – Some of the products used were #gifted . Face Paint- @mehronmakeup AQ pro palette @mulaccosmetics IN MY BIRTHDAY SUIT palette (new favourite eye palette) . #lionmakeup #illusionmakeup #illusion #thelionking #thelionkingmakeup #makeup #disneymakeup #disney
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For the ferocious look, Butt first overlays the outline of the lion’s face in brown pencil onto hers. Next, she paints her forehead and cheekbones with brown paint. Then she draws on Scar’s dark brown eyebrows before outlining his nose and snout over her mouth.
Butt uses tiny white strokes to create the illusion of fur. She draws Scar’s menacing, yellow eyes above her brown bone and adds his protruding fangs below her nose, painting his snarling teeth over her mouth. To top things off, Butt adds long, wispy whiskers.
When she closes her eyes and mouth, Butt’s face disappears and all that remains is Scar’s vicious appearance. The look is perfectly accentuated by her dirty blonde hair that serves as his mane.
The stunning transformation racked up 225,000 views on Instagram. Most users were floored by Butt’s before and after.
“You are so talented!” one user wrote.
“This is incredible,” another said.
“You are an incredible artist,” someone added.
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